Unispace Life Sciences is one of the leading engineering design and project management firms in the industry. We deliver process and utility facility as well as laboratory and workspace design and construction projects for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, advanced therapeutics, medical device, and other life sciences companies. Part of Unispace Group, our award-winning and multi-disciplinary engineering, design, and construction project teams design and build complex process-driven life sciences facilities, labs, and workplaces for the world’s top bio-pharma companies. We promote a culture of integrity, professional excellence, and teamwork that informs everything we do. If you're interested in joining our Centre of Excellence and working with top biopharma clients around the world, we'd love to hear from you.


We are seeking a proactive Senior/Lead Electrical Engineer to join our growing Unispace Life Sciences team. This role reports to our Centre of Excellence, based in Cork Ireland.  This person will be joining our E+I engineering team, focused on delivery successful process-lead design projects for multiple clients. The successful candidate will have full autonomy to lead, grow and develop the role. They will report to the MEP Engineering Manager. This role will work within GMT hours of 8am - 5.30pm, with a 12 noon finish on Friday. 


Design deliverables for the following:

  • Electrical LV / MV Distribution
  • Electrical Building Services Design
  • Instrumentation
  • Automation Control Systems
  • UPS Systems and Emergency Power
  • Construction Design Support
  • Proactive with a strong ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Design and specification of instrumentation and control systems to current regulations and design standards.
  • Working directly with clients to define project requirements and develop technical solutions



  • Third level diploma / degree in a relevant Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering discipline
  • 6+ Years Relevant experience in a design setting, ideally in an organization involved in delivering pharmaceutical capital projects.
  • Knowledge of current ETCI Rules, EN Standards, IEC Standards and EU Directives e.g. ET101, ET105, Atex etc.
  • Experience of client, vendor & contractor interaction & management would be desirable
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multifunctional design team.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience working on US based Project is Highly desired but not necessary.  

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